This delicious, low-sugar cobbler can also be prepared with blackberries. Both fruits are excellent sources of phytochemicals and antioxidants. Recipe was adapted from The New Vegetarian Epicure by Anna Thomas.
Wheat berries are the whole, unprocessed kernels of wheat. Packed with B vitamins, zinc, iron, and fiber, they have a chewy texture and nutty flavor. To cook, combine 4 cups berries with 14 cups
This is a delicious custard that is thickened by puréeing half of the corn in the food processor. In this recipe, fresh basil and Maine goat cheese contribute to the flavors. You could also
These burgers freeze extremely well, and you can cook them on the grill directly from the freezer. Adding chopped vegetables and cooked wheat berries increases the nutritional value and fiber content. Vary the type
This salad contrasts the sharp taste of cumin with the sweetness of raisins. Nutritional benefits include 71% RDA of Vitamin A, 51% RDA of Vitamin K, and 21% RDA of Vitamin C.
I love anything smothered with Maine mashed potatoes. Vary the vegetables in this savory pie, and in the winter, use frozen peas, corn and carrots. Be sure to save the carcasses from roast chicken and
Salsa is literally the Spanish word for “sauce”. There are literally hundreds of variations, which usually include tomatoes, onion, garlic, hot peppers, cilantro, and an acid like vinegar or lime juice. Armed with a
This classic Italian dish is usually served as a soup. Here we prepare it as a nutritional luncheon dish. Feel free to vary the veggies and kinds of beans. Let your imagination run wild!
This is a wonderful snack based on a very old recipe for hot-water gingerbread. The chopped apples give these cakes extra moistness and a wonderful flavor. Maine Apple Gingerbread may also be made into
The maple syrup highlights the natural sugars of root vegetables. Vary the root vegetables to include beets and potatoes. Maple Roasted Root Vegetables are an excellent way to utilize regional, seasonal ingredients, and provide
An early Christmas gift, a crate of fresh California oranges, arrived just before the winter freeze set in. Shipped from my aunt in Pasadena, these bright orange orbs of Vitamin C are a welcome treat.
This velvety soup is a snap to make, and can be served either cold or hot. I have also substituted orange juice for the stock for the extra Vitamin C. Carrot Ginger Soup may
With the winter season is approaching and temperatures dropping into the thirties, I’m stocking our root cellar. Bags of bright orange carrots, purple-top turnips, rutageba, and beets from King Hill Farm, boxes of red and
Every year, right after the Thanksgiving holiday, instead of joining the hustle and bustle of crowds at the shopping malls, I spend quality time with my cookbooks. As a chef and lover of good food,
We have a few crops that are abundant here at Rabbit Hill, and pumpkin, specifically the variety Winter Luxury, is one. By late summer, the vines are growing over mossy rocks and knolls into the
We Americans are not the only ones who celebrate the harvest. In France, Beaujolais Nouveau Day is celebrated on the third Thursday of November. Nouveau is not to be confused with Beaujolais, a red wine
It was an exciting day in our household when my husband bagged a small buck. Since entertaining a hundred wedding guests this summer, our meat supply had dwindled. So the promise of a fresh, carnivore
When I first started housekeeping and entertaining, Martha Stewart was the considered one of America’s most “creative hostesses.” I spent hours poring over her books; glossy photographs of beautifully presented parties, recipes for appetizing dishes
On the days when I’m not playing in the kitchen, a large part of my work is helping Maine farmers increase their sales and profitability. Connecting farms to additional wholesale markets, developing value-added products that
When it’s chilly in the morning, I like to bake. Spicy aromas wafting from the kitchen and the promise of cozy heat from a hot oven encourages even the sleepiest folks in my household to